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April 2014

Wayne State University receives $1.7 million NIH research award to discover novel treatments for methamphetamine-abuse associated neurotoxicity
DETROIT - A Wayne State University professor recently received a nearly $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health to explore whether...

March 2014

Wayne State University receives grant from USGS to advance ecological restoration efforts in the Great Lakes
Donna Kashin (Top) and Jeffery Ram (Bottom)     DETROIT - Foreign mussels hitchhiking to the Great Lakes in the ballast water tanks of international freighters...
Wayne State professor receives prestigious NSF Early Career award; research to impact metro Detroit schools’ astronomy programs
DETROIT - A Wayne State University researcher has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, the agency's most prestigious award for up-and-coming...
'Super circles' to lessen rush-hour headaches
DETROIT — While Mother Nature continues to challenge drivers across the country, a team of traffic engineers is working hard on a new way to make rush-hour commutes safer and faster in any...

January 2014

FDA approves new MS treatment regimen developed at Wayne State University
Global research overseen by and conducted at the Wayne State University School of Medicine will immediately change the treatment regimen of millions of multiple sclerosis patients around the...
Research team led by Wayne State discovers single gene in bees separating queens from workers
Discovery may provide key to increasing agricultural economy in Michigan and beyond DETROIT - A research team led by Wayne State University, in collaboration with Michigan State University, has...
Wayne State University research suggests potential treatment for better heart health in patients undergoing hemodialysis
DETROIT - Researchers at Wayne State University have discovered a potential way to improve the lipid profiles in patients undergoing hemodialysis that may prevent cardiovascular disease common in...